Born and raised in Whitehorse, Yukon, Jamie Phillips-Freedman began taking piano lessons at the age of seven. After several years of study with Cheryl Wishart, Jamie began lessons with Joyce Klassen. Theory classes with Henry Klassen enriched his understanding of music. Jamie recently graduated from Pearson College UWC in Victoria. During his time there, Jamie took lessons with Dr. Yoomi Kim of the Victoria Conservatory. Jamie has participated in several summer music programs including the Orford Academy, the Victoria Conservatory Summer Academy and the Valhalla Summer School of Music. He has also participated in many festivals, winning awards in the Whitehorse Rotary Music Festival, the Mid Island Performing Arts Festival, the Madeleine Till Open Performance Competition and the 2019 CFMTA National Piano Competition. Jamie received a scholarship to Oberlin College and Conservatory where, in the fall, he will study piano performance with Professor Angela Cheng as well as mathematics.

 

Semi-Final 
Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in b-flat minor, BWV 867 Johann Sebastian Bach
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1
Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Opus 109 Ludwig van Beethoven
I. Vivace ma non troppo — Adagio espressivo
II. Prestissimo
Pavane pour une infante défunte Maurice Ravel
Nocturne in c minor, Opus 48, No. 1 Frédéric Chopin
Toccata on "L'homme armé" Marc-André Hamelin
Final
Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Opus 109 Ludwig van Beethoven
III. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo.
Étude in a minor, Opus 25, No. 11 Frédéric Chopin
La Cathédrale engloutie Claude Debussy
Préludes, Book 1
Étude in d-sharp minor, Opus 8, No. 12 Alexander Scriabin
Three Preludes George Gershwin
I. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso